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The Language of Compassion in Acute Mental Health Care
In this article we examine the language of compassion in acute mental health care in the United Kingdom. Compassion is commonly defined as being sensitive to the suffering of others and showing a commitment to relieve it, ...
Essentials of Physical Health in Psychiatry
No Abstract. This is a book review
Building ties in the community for patients with mental illness
Since its conception in the 1960s, community psychiatry has aimed at caring for people suffering from mental disorders without secluding them from their life environment. Its main aim is not the mere treatment of symptoms ...
An evolutionary approach to emotion in mental health with a focus on affiliative emotions
Emotions evolved to guide animals in pursuing specific motives and goals (e.g., to find food, avoid harm, seek out sexual partners, rear offspring). They function as short-term alertors and regulators of behaviour and can ...
Risk of cardiovascular malformations after exposure to paroxetine in pregnancy: Meta-analysis.
Aims and method: To examine the association between the use of paroxetine during pregnancy and the risk of cardiovascular defects in the newborn. A systematic review of nine electronic databases was carried out and ...
The role of mental health nurses in supporting young people's mental health: a review of the literature
Purpose: Adolescent mental health issues are on the increase, in particular depression, which is now a major public health concern globally. Mental health education is important and young people’s awareness of mental health ...
Changes to Supervised Community Treatment: Fair or Unfair?
This article examines the changes made to supervised community treatment (SCT) legislation, introduced in June 2012. Capacitous patients no longer require a second opinion approved doctor (SOAD) to approve their treatment. ...
Suicidal events due to overdose and medical comorbidities in psychiatric disorders of ICD-10 classes F1-F4: A comparative overview of five studies in general hospital admissions
Introduction General hospital-based studies may help towards improving the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Objectives and aims Based on five representative studies in general hospital admissions, we will represent a ...
Physical comorbidity and consequences for mortality and treatment
Introduction Ageing is related to an increase rate of physical comorbidity. However, the interaction between physical comorbidity and the development of depression in the elderly is not yet clear. Depression may be the ...
Affiliative and prosocial motives and emotions in mental health.
This paper argues that studies of mental health and wellbeing can be contextualized within an evolutionary approach that highlights the coregulating processes of emotions and motives. In particular, it suggests that, ...